Oil and Gas Project Management, Engineering & Construction Management

Senior Electrical Engineer (Transmission – Overhead line)

Published on: 09/27/22

Middle East
United Arab Emirates
Abu Dhabi
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Senior Electrical Engineer (Transmission – Overhead line) Job Description

WTS Energy is hiring a Senior Electrical Engineer (Transmission – Overhead line) for one of its clients, who is a reputed EPCM Company.



§ Conduct electrical network feasibility and planning studies of oil field

§ Support Project team to develop significant electrical transmission and distribution network engineering solutions

§ Generate cost-effective and reliable design for medium and high voltage transmission lines

§ Prepare planning and detailed project estimates, including engineering, materials, and construction

§ Prepare equipment, material and construction specifications and scope documents for EPC tenders and contracts

§ Perform design document reviews from EPC contractors

§ Perform field reviews of work during construction



§ Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering

§ Minimum 15 years of experience in transmission line design



§ Experience in a consulting engineering environment, able to rapidly switch between projects

§ Knowledge and thorough understanding of transmission engineering, conductor selection and material take-offs

§ Experience in designing reliable and economical bus schemes

§ Knowledge of power line carrier communication system

§ Thorough understanding and knowledge of application software including NEPLAN, PLS-CADD, PLS TOWER, ETAP PS, DIgSILENT, CYME, CYMCAP and AutoCAD.

§ Knowledge and understanding of engineering standards: NESC, IEEE, ASCE, ACI and ANSI that relate to transmission design

§ Preparing cost-effective design for EPC projects

§ Knowledge of design documents preparation and reviews including but not limited to single line diagram, protection and metering diagram, specifications and data sheets of power transformer, power and control cables, CB, CT, PT, ISO, WT, earthing and Lighting